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Empowering and supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Day Habilitation

Day Habilitation

For adults with complex needs, we provide physical, occupational, speech and music therapies with full-time nursing supervision.


Employment & Day Services

Assisted by job counselors, participants are placed individually or in crews within a variety of community businesses.

Family Support

Family Support

Offering a broad range of recreational programs, advocacy services, educational seminars and a multitude of resources to children and families.


Residential Services

Charles River provides housing to adults with developmental disabilities in Needham, Newton, Wellesley, Natick and other MetroWest communities.

Featured News  

Check out the Fall 2021 Lamp Newsletter

Click here to download the Fall 2021 Lamp Newsletter


Registration is Open for Saturday Kids Break and Adult Extended Day

Family Support is now accepting registrations for 2021 Fall/Winter Programs: Adult Extended Day - Natick   click here for more informationSaturday Kids Break  click here for more. . .

Come Join the Royal Strikers!

The Royal Strikers are back! Come join CRC's Candlepin Bowling Team, a joint venture with MA Special Olympics The program will meet weekly at 11:00 am at. . .

Our Family Support Team is Looking for Volunteers

Multiple Volunteer Opportunities Available! Our Family Support Division is looking for volunteers to assist with both one-time and ongoing programs and events. Click on each graphic for. . .



Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday
11/30/21 @ 8:00 AM
Charles River Center
  Thanks to you, our generous supporters we reached our Giving Tuesday. . .